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  • Anton Pavlovich Chekhov

    Anton Pavlovich Chekhov (Russian: Анто́н Па́влович Че́хов‚pronounced [ɐnˈton ˈpavləvʲɪt͡ɕ ˈt͡ɕexəf]; 29 January 1860[1] – 15 July 1904)[2]was a Russian physician‚ dramaturge and author who is considered to be among the greatest writers of short stories in history.[3] His career as a dramatist produced four classics and his best short stories are held in high esteem by writers and critics.[4][5] Chekhov practised as a medical doctorthroughout most of his literary career: "Medicine is my lawful wife"

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  • The Bet by Anton Chekhov

    and life‚ a learning experience‚ like wisdom. “The Bet” by Anton Chekhov‚ is a story based on a lawyer and a banker that both agree on a $2 million bet in which the banker was to remain concerned over the money‚ and the lawyer was to spend fifteen years in solitary confinement who eventually relinquished the bet. Later realizing the true meaning of life and the insignifance of money during his time in prison. Through this story‚ Chekhov demonstrats a belief that the power and capacity for learning

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  • Anton Chekhov Biography

    I. Biography of the Author Anton Chekhov: The Russian author Anton Chekhov is among the major short-story writers and dramatists in history. He wrote seventeen plays and almost six hundred stories. Anton Pavlovich Chekhov was born in Taganrog in South Russia on the Azov Sea on January 17‚ 1860. He was the third of six children of Pavel Egorovich Chekhov‚ a grocery store owner. Chekhov ’s grandfather was a serf (a peasant who lives and works on land owned by another) who bought his family ’s

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  • "The Kiss" by Anton Chekhov

    "The Kiss" by Anton Chekhov After reading Anton Chekhov’s “The Kiss”‚ it is apparent that several elements of fiction were incorporated into his story. The story included interesting characters‚ a descriptive setting that effectively reflects the mood of what is going on‚ sufficient amount of irony. And a well developed plot and structure. Out of all of these components that help to build a successful fictional story‚ the element that was most effective was the element of plot. The plot

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  • " the Bet" by Anton Chekhov

    A Fool and His Money Are Soon Parted The story “The Bet” by Anton Chekhov is a unique tale. In this tale the protagonists are a banker and a lawyer. The main cause of this tale is all because of a bet that was made‚ the banker thinks that the death penalty is more humane that imprisonment for life while the lawyer thinks the opposite. The banker is a man who thinks he is always right‚ he is very overconfident. Another character trait of the banker is greed. His final character trait is conniving

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  • Anton Chekhov Legacy

    A few months before he died‚ Chekhov told the writer Ivan Bunin he thought people might go on reading him for seven years. "Why seven?" asked Bunin. "Well‚ seven and a half‚" Chekhov replied. "That’s not bad. I’ve got six years to live."[85] Always modest‚ Chekhov could hardly have imagined the extent of his posthumous reputation. The ovations for The Cherry Orchard in the year of his death showed him how high he had risen in the affection of the Russian public—by then he was second in literary

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  • The Theme of "Misery" by Anton Chekhov

    �PAGE � �PAGE �4� In the short story "Misery" by Anton Chekhov‚ I identified the problem of loneliness‚ as the absence of reciprocal understanding. I feel the love that A. Chekhov expresses to the ordinary person like Iona Potapov. The author writes about little things that mean a lot. Deep thoughts are hiding under true life twists and turns. Chekhov tells us a story of the main character‚ penurious Iona Potapov. He‚ as a sledge driver‚ meets various types of people and spends most of his time

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  • Anton Chekhov Lady with the Dog

    Anton Chekhov in “the Lady with the Dog‚” brilliantly displays the quest of one man to find happiness. Anton Chekhov’s short story‚ The Lady with the Little Dog‚ is the simple story of a philandering married man who finally falls in love with an unhappily married woman with whom he has an affair.  Though it is a remarkably simple plot‚ the story is compelling to read because Chekhov’s use of two effective plot devices with diction and symbolism. Anton Pavlovich Chekhov was born in the small seaport

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  • Anton Chekhov- the Lottery Ticket

    Thematic Essay: The Lottery Ticket by Anton Chekhov Anton Chekhov was very talented in that he could convey well the emotion and the suspense with each and every situation of his stories. In Anton Chekhov’s short story‚ "The Lottery Ticket"‚ Ivan Dmitritch and his wife imagine the vast splendors that would come had they won the lottery. Shown in this condensed work‚ Ivan and his wife realize that they have changing attitudes toward each other and their all important family. In the beginning‚

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  • Concerning Love by Anton Chekhov

    Anton Chekhov’s Concerning Love is exactly that‚ a short story concerning the love that both Alyokhin and Anna Luganovich feel for each other but never act upon. The love started when Alyokhin took up a part-time job in town as the honorary justice of peace. Through his work he met Anna’s husband‚ Dmitry Luganovich‚ who invited Alyokhin back to his house for dinner. Alyokhin immediately took a strong liking towards Anna‚ “…here was a young‚ beautiful‚ kind‚ intelligent‚ enchanting woman‚ unlike

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